Work Place Learning Centre News Archive


It pays to be an apprentice

Young people taking part in Government funded apprenticeships will enjoy significantly higher wages over their life time than they would have done without their training, research reveals. The value of an apprenticeship is estimated to be significantly above that of other vocational...


Employers Skills Pledge

Commenting on Gordon Brown and Alan Johnson's comments on the employers' Skills Pledge in the DfES' press release, Liz Smith, director of unionlearn, the TUC's learning and skills organisation said: The Government's plan for an employers' Skills Pledge is a welcome move to try and bring the one...